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30767
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According to the revised estimates made by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, over 35,000 fewer people harvested crops from over 258,000 fewer farm acres in 1957 versus 1956. The top crops of corn, cotton, and tobacco all saw a decline in the number of acres farmed with a net loss of over $1 million in principal money crops.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 15 Issue 8, January 1958, p2-3, 18, il, map
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30770
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Giant trees, clean streams, and no traffic noise bring tourists to the Giant Forest, part of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park near Cherokee, North Carolina. Towering over 3,000 feet in elevation, the Giant Forest is a one of a kind wilderness, offering trails for the amateur and experienced hikers.
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30772
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The first phase of the Department of Secondary Roads was presented to the North Carolina State Highway Commission. The phase dealt with unpaved rural secondary roads carrying more than 50 vehicles per day, finding over 9,300 miles of these secondary roads in the state. Paving these roads is estimated to cost over $129 million.
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30771
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Southern Railway purchased the outstanding stock of the Atlantic and East Carolina Railway Company. The 96 mile railway extends from a connection with the Southern at Goldsboro, North Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean port at Morehead City. After four years of negotiation, the A&EC will continue to be operated as a separate short line railroad.
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30768
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Although over $1 billion is spent each year in North Carolina for industry and business, only $71,850,000 remains in the state. To prevent over $1 billion from being lost outside North Carolina, Governor Hodges and others are pushing to get capital investment in plants to produce some of the items that are bought from other states.
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30773
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Construction and expansion of programs and other new and improved facilities in North Carolina's general hospitals have exceeded $17.5 million. Thirty-four different hospitals and clinics reported new construction or expanding programs, with five more hospitals planning over $4 million in new construction for the next year.
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30769
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Power companies in North and South Carolina along with Virginia have joined in the development of a nuclear-fired plant for generating electricity. The objectives of the corporation are to research and study economic ways to produce and utilize nuclear material and atomic energy for usable energy.
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